Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Santa Clara County, California, is the epicenter of the tech industry. Home to Silicon Valley, it is also one...
Community Food Sovereignty

Community Food Sovereignty

Conservation of our land and water resources is inextricably tied to food production and the health of people. If...
On Track with Healthy Foods Grant Program

On Track with Healthy Foods Grant Program

The Conservation Fund and CSX are proud to partner to support community projects that increase access to local, fresh...
Earthseed Land Cooperative

Earthseed Land Cooperative

The eight co-founders of Earthseed Land Cooperative (ELC) have a vision: to use land to support the collective health,...
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Refugees face many hardships when starting over in a new country—adapting to a new language and culture, building a...
Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
Conetoe Family Life Center

Conetoe Family Life Center

Conetoe, a small town of just 287 people, is located in rural northeastern North Carolina, in a county that...
Roanoke River Partners

Roanoke River Partners

Celebrating Ecotourism and Regional Heritage Roanoke River Partners is a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and promoting the natural, cultural and...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews, Ardis Crews and Marion Brodie Williams are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their...
Reclaiming the Coharie River

Reclaiming the Coharie River

The Coharie River has long served as the lifeblood of the Coharie tribal community and its ancestors. The river...
Antioch Park, Nashville

Antioch Park, Nashville

Since October 2014, we have been working with the Joe C. Davis Foundation on our latest open space protection...
San Diego Urban Agriculture

San Diego Urban Agriculture

Each year, the United States grants sanctuary to 50,000 refugees displaced by war or political crisis. Many of them...
Mt. Baldy, Los Angeles

Mt. Baldy, Los Angeles

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, look north to the San Gabriel Mountains and you’ll see Mt. Baldy,...
Atlanta Green Space Assessment

Atlanta Green Space Assessment

In 2005, the City of Atlanta was losing 500 acres of open space each week to development. Historically, the...
Lindsay Street Park

Lindsay Street Park

The English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods lie in the shadow of downtown Atlanta, less than a mile from...
Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park

Kathryn Johnston Memorial Park will be The Conservation Fund’s third Park With Purpose built in Atlanta in partnership with...
Marlborough: Nature + Play

Marlborough: Nature + Play

In the 1930s, the Marlborough community in south-central Kansas City, Missouri, was booming. New housing developments, schools and a...
Mattie Freeland Park 

Mattie Freeland Park 

Parks are important places. The story of Mattie Freeland Park is unique, inspiring, and all about community. Mattie Freeland...
Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, Raleigh

Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership, Raleigh

The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership provides a communication hub for residents, community stakeholders, and academic and government leaders to collaborate on sustainable...
Baltimore, Garrett Park Revitalization

Baltimore, Garrett Park Revitalization

Garrett Park is a hidden gem of greenspace nestled in the heart of the South Baltimore neighborhood of Brooklyn. This...
Goose Creek Parks with Purpose Project, East Durham

Goose Creek Parks with Purpose Project, East Durham

The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association (ECWA) is a Durham based non-profit working to protect and restore waterways and landscapes within the Ellerbe Creek watershed and to connect communities to watershed...
Healing Nature in Los Angeles with TreePeople

Healing Nature in Los Angeles with TreePeople

Although Los Angeles is known for its concrete sprawl, TreePeople is at the forefront of a movement to re-imagine...
Food and Farm Initiative

Food and Farm Initiative

Though the region is surrounded by large agricultural lands, half of North Carolina’s “food deserts” are located in the...
McIntosh SEED Community Forest

McIntosh SEED Community Forest

In the coastal flatwoods of Georgia, a project that demonstrates our focus on community and the environment is unfolding....
Clay County Community Revitalization Association

Clay County Community Revitalization Association

Nestled in the Nantahala National Forest and the Hiwasee River Valley, the town of Hayesville in Clay County, North...
Conservation Efforts in Detroit

Conservation Efforts in Detroit

With a generation of young adults leaving in droves to find work, population decline is a serious issue with...
City of Brentwood

City of Brentwood

Access to the outdoors is a health and quality of life issue for all Americans, but especially those living...
Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Parks with Purpose in Atlanta

Conservation efforts, especially in urban areas, often are complicated; but we’ve taken on the challenge in Atlanta with both environmental...
An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

An Emerald Necklace for Los Angeles

As one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, the Los Angeles region should be a recognized leader in park...
Harbour-8 Park

Harbour-8 Park

Getting its name from three railroad tracks that form its boundaries, the Iron Triangle section of Richmond, California, has...